Online Resources for Parents

 

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Here are some great “go to” websites for parents:

  • https://www.fosi.org/ Family Online Safety Institute
    • The Family Online Safety Institute is an international, non-profit organization which works to make the online world safer for kids and their families. FOSI convenes leaders in industry, government and the non-profit sectors to collaborate and innovate new solutions and policies in the field of online safety.
  • http://coolmomtech.com/ Cool Mom Tech
    • This website is a source for millions of parents who want common-sense info about tech delivered with a smile run by Moms.
  • http://www.wiredsafety.com/ Wired Safety
    • WiredSafety is the first online safety, education, and help group in the world. It provides one-to-one help, resources and extensive information, and education to cyberspace users of all ages on a myriad of Internet and interactive technology safety, privacy and security issues.
  • https://www.commonsensemedia.org Common Sense Media
    • Common Sense Media helps families make smart media choices. They offer the largest, most trusted library of independent age-based and educational ratings and reviews for movies, games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music. My kids even have the CommonSenseMedia app on their own devices and before they watch a movie or ask for a game they know to look it up here first.
  • https://staysafeonline.org/ Stay Safe Online
    • The goal of this website is to educate and empower our global digital society to use the Internet safely and securely. It has sections for parents, for homeowners and educators.  There is a lot of great information here.
  • http://www.safekids.com/ Safe Kids
    • SafeKids.com is one of the oldest and most enduring sites for Internet safety. There is a lot of great information on internet safety for all of us.  This is an excellent resource to keep bookmarked.
  • http://www.connectsafely.org Connect Safely
    • ConnectSafely.org is a Silicon Valley, Calif.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to educating users of connected technology about safety, privacy and security. Here you’ll find research-based safety tips, parents’ guidebooks, advice, news and commentary on all aspects of tech use and policy.

 

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